This Sunday night hundreds of nominees will sit inside a Hollywood theater anxiously awaiting to hear their name read. For if a presenter opens an envelope and does shout out their name it means they’ll be taking home the most important prize in the movie business – an Oscar.
For weeks and weeks the actors and writers and producers and directors nominated have been endlessly campaigning to win the golden statue.
Ads have been taken out in magazines and papers. Billboards have been plastered across Hollywood. Talk shows have been littered with performers on their best behavior trying to impress the voting audience.
But when the Academy Awards begin this Sunday there will be nothing anyone can do to alter their fate. Continue reading